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Lafayette Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Lafayette Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

LFT Airport Overview

lafayette airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Lafayette Regional Airport.

What to Expect

Lafayette Regional Airport (code: LFT) consists of small new terminal that opened in 2022.  There are 5 gates,  a restaurant/bar and a gift shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Lafayette Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Lafayette Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Lafayette Airport that provide free airport shuttles:

  • Wingate by Wyndham Lafayette Airport   » Check Rates
  • Courtyard Marriott Lafayette Airport  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Lafayette, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Lafayette airport.

More Airport Services, Facilities & Things To Do

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: in the Baggage Claim area.

Baby Care Facilities – There are two nursing rooms equipped with comfortable seating and a wash area. Location: Unknown.

Business Center – Offering free computer usage, free local calls and faxing, comfortable working area, power outlets and copy machine. 110V mobile charging table also available. Location: 2nd floor.

Food & Drinks – Breakfast, lunch, dinner, beer and gift shop items are available at the Acadiana Tap House, with locations both landside and airside. Airside location is open from 4:30AM until last flight departure. Landside location opens later at 7:00AM.

Information Desk – Not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – All seats in the Passenger Greeting area are equipped to charge mobile devices. There is also a 110V charging station located airside.

Nursing Room – Two nursing rooms equipped with comfortable seating and a wash area are available. Location: Unknown.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The main terminal building is open from 3:00AM until the last flight of the day. According to an email we received from the airport, it is not possible to stay in the airport overnight.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.


Lafayette airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have on-site car rental counters at Lafayette Airport: Alamo • Avis • Budget Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National.

Hotel Shuttles

A few area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Staybridge Suites Lafayette-Airport   •   Wingate by Wyndham Lafayette Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available at the airport 24 hours a day.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.